March 2012

March 22, 2012 11:55 AM | Posted by Pham, Tam Thanh | Permalink
In its March 20, 2012 opinion in Mayo Collaborative Services v. Prometheus Labs, Inc., the Supreme Court unanimously invalidated Prometheus’ patent claims based on the “law of nature exclusion,” explaining that routine, conventional activity cannot make natural correlations patent-eligible. 566 U.S. __. (2012). read more
March 13, 2012 11:06 AM | Posted by Buntin, Stephanie | Permalink
Everybody knows somebody who seems physically unable to peel his eyes away from his smart phone screen for longer than two seconds, regardless of his visibly offended dinner company or the swerving and honking of oncoming traffic. Some find it merely uncouth, while others cry “addict!” And for that very reason, Research in Motion Limited (“RIM”)’s popular Blackberry smart phone was dubbed “CrackBerry” by its enthusiastic fans. read more
March 2, 2012 4:14 PM | Posted by Brody-Brown, Dana | Permalink

Last month, the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit heard arguments on Appeal from a 2009 decision by the Northern District of Alabama in University of Alabama Board of Trustees v. New Life Art Inc.

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